What does poodle mean?

Definitions for poodle
ˈpud lpoo·dle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poodle, poodle dognoun

    an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clipped; an old breed sometimes trained as sporting dogs or as performing dogs

Wiktionary

  1. poodlenoun

    Any of various breeds of dog originating in Europe as hunting dogs, and having heavy, curly fur in a solid color; their shoulder height indicates their classification as standard, miniature, or toy.

    Etymology: From Pudel, short for Pudelhund, itself from pudeln + Hund.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poodlenoun

    a breed of dogs having curly hair, and often showing remarkable intelligence in the performance of tricks

    Etymology: [G. pudel.]

Freebase

  1. Poodle

    The poodle is a group of formal dog breeds, the Standard Poodle, Miniature Poodle and Toy Poodle, with many coat colors. Originally bred as a type of water dog, the poodle is skillful in many dog sports, including agility, obedience, tracking, and even herding. Poodles have taken top honors in many conformation shows, including "Best in Show" at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 1991 and 2002, and at the World Dog Show in 2007 and 2010. Toy Poodles won "Best in Show" at Crufts in 1966 and 1982. Standard Poodles achieved the award in 1955, 1985 and 2002. The 2002 winner came from Norway and was the first overseas exhibit to win the Crufts best in show award.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Poodle

    pōō′dl, n. one of a breed of small curly-haired pet dogs, intelligent and affectionate. [Ger. pudel; Low Ger. pudeln, to waddle.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. poodle

    An old Cornish name for the English Channel. Also, a slang term for the aide-de-camp of a garrison general.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poodle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poodle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of poodle in a Sentence

  1. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    I'll tell him what is a lame duck, and that is trying to get into Downing Street on the back of Alex Salmond’s coat tails, never mind talk of ducks, I am looking at Alex Salmond’s poodle.

  2. Henry Miller:

    Civilization is drugs, alcohol, engines of war, prostitution, machines and machine slaves, low wages, bad food, bad taste, prisons, reformatories, lunatic asylums, divorce, perversion, brutal sports, suicides, infanticide, cinema, quackery, demagogy, strikes, lockouts, revolutions, putsches, colonization, electric chairs, guillotines, sabotage, floods, famine, disease, gangsters, money barons, horse racing, fashion shows, poodle dogs, chow dogs, Siamese cats, condoms, peccaries, syphilis, gonorrhea, insanity, neuroses, etc., etc.

  3. Democratic National Committee:

    Trump blinked this week. He's Putin's poodle. And that's the reality.

  4. Robert Smith Surtees:

    'Humph' grunted Mr. Romford, seeing his worst fears about to be realized. He had dreamt that he had timbled over a poodle in the drawing-room, and squirted a bottle of porter right into a lady's face. 'Who's goin' besides ourselves' asked Romford, wishing to know the worst at once. 'Better be killed than frightened to death,' thought he.

  5. Matt Meyers:

    When I was young my family would always go out for cones together and our dad would get our little black poodle a small vanilla ice cream. I’ll never forget how excited she got.

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